Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
101. Life
LIFE, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
Charlotte Brontë poet by Charlotte Brontë
on 1/1/2000
102. Sonnet 43 - How do I love thee? Let me count the ways
XLIII
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
on 1/1/2000
103. For whom the Bell Tolls
PERCHANCE he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he
knows not it tolls for him; and perchance I may think myself so
John Donne poet by John Donne
on 1/1/2000
104. Echo
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
105. "The Dreams of My Heart"
The dreams of my heart and my mind pass,
Nothing stays with me long,
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
106. The Passionate Shepherd to his Love
Come live with me and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
Christopher Marlowe poet by Christopher Marlowe
on 1/1/2000
107. This is Just to Say
I have eaten
the plums
William Carlos Williams poet by William Carlos Williams
on 1/1/2000
108. Silver
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
Walter de la Mare poet by Walter de la Mare
on 1/1/2000
109. Barbie Doll
This girlchild was born as usual
and presented dolls that did pee-pee
Marge Piercy poet by Marge Piercy
on 1/1/2000
110. Always Marry An April Girl
Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms.
Ogden Nash poet by Ogden Nash
on 1/1/2000
111. My Papa's Waltz
The whiskey on your breath
Could make a small boy dizzy;
Theodore Roethke poet by Theodore Roethke
on 1/1/2000
112. Not Waving but Drowning
Nobody heard him, the dead man,
But still he lay moaning:
Stevie Smith poet by Stevie Smith
on 1/1/2000
113. Those Winter Sundays
Sundays too my father got up early
And put his clothes on in the blueback cold,
Robert Hayden poet by Robert Hayden
on 1/1/2000
114. I Am in Need of Music
I am in need of music that would flow
Over my fretful, feeling fingertips,
Elizabeth Bishop poet by Elizabeth Bishop
on 1/1/2000
115. Friendship
I think awhile of Love, and while I think,
Love is to me a world,
Henry David Thoreau poet by Henry David Thoreau
on 1/1/2000
116. She Walks in Beauty
She walks in beauty like the night
of cloudless climes and starry skies;
George Gordon Byron poet by George Gordon Byron
on 1/1/2000
117. Introduction To Poetry
I ask them to take a poem
and hold it up to the light
Billy Collins poet by Billy Collins
on 1/1/2000
118. The Cremation Of Sam McGee
There are strange things done in the midnight sun
By the men who moil for gold;
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/1/2000
119. The Mother
Abortions will not let you forget.
You remember the children you got that you did not get,
Gwendolyn Brooks poet by Gwendolyn Brooks
on 1/1/2000
120. Ulysses
It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
Alfred Lord Tennyson poet by Alfred Lord Tennyson
on 1/1/2000
121. Clouds and Waves
Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the day ends.
Rabindranath Tagore poet by Rabindranath Tagore
on 1/1/2000
122. ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds...
Lie down lass, lie down, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR poet by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
on 1/1/2000
123. The Rose that Grew from Concrete
Did you hear about the rose that grew
from a crack in the concrete?
Tupac Shakur poet by Tupac Shakur
on 1/1/2000
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